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Congratulations On Your Engagement!
Whether it's a small gathering of family and friends, or 500-guest gala, the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum is the place to make your wedding reception dreams come true. Our staff of event planners and culinary professionals is here to help you enjoy the most important day of your life.
The most convenient way to plan your wedding reception at the Memorial Coliseum is to choose a Wedding Reception Package from Aramark, the award-winning in-house catering provider.
SPACE MAXIMUM CAPACITY*  SAMPLE LAYOUT DEPOSIT/RENT
Food & Beverage
INCENTIVE SPEND**
Lounge 176 guests Room Layout $500 $1,500
Expo Lobby 175 guests   $500 $2,000
Half Appleseed 144 guests Room Layout $600 $2,000
Appleseed Room 328 guests Room Layout $900 $3,000
Upper Rotunda 240 guests   $500 $2,000
1/4 Expo 350 guests Room Layout $525 $2,000
Conference B 268 guests Room Layout $900 $3,000
Conference C 510 guests Room Layout $1200 $5,000
Conference B-C 770 guests Room Layout $1800 $8,000
Conference D-E 332 guests Room Layout $900 $3,000

*Capacities include space for dance floor, wedding party head table, cake table, gift table, DJ booth, bar and round tables of 8 seats each, except Upper Rotunda and Expo, which use rounds of 10.

**If your Aramark food and beverage spend meets or exceed the Incentive Spend amount, your rental payment will be credited to your final catering bill, after the event, providing the room at no cost to you!

INCLUDED WITH RENT: Tables, chairs, set-up and tear down. (Carpet for 1/4 Expo is $250 extra.)

Dance Floor Rental 30'x 30': $175 per event day
Stage Rental: $7.00 per 4' x 8' section
Security for alcohol service: 2017 - $36.50 per hour; 2018 - $42.00 per hour (3-hr minimum)
Bartender Fee: $20 per hour per bartender, 3- hour minimum (waived if $350 sales per bartender)

The Coliseum allows receptions to bring in wedding cakes or specialty cupcakes for reception events from a professional or retail bakery. Candy, mints, nuts, etc. must be provided by Aramark or the approved caterer for the event.

2017-2018 Approved Caterers

Linen Napkin Colors

For more information, contact a member of the sales team at (260) 482-9502.